Former McDonald’s, KFC exec tapped to enhance foodservice program
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The convenience-store industry snagged another restaurant-industry veteran with the hiring of Shannon Johnson as Pilot Flying J’s new vice president of food innovation. Johnson was previously chief food innovation officer for KFC and product innovation director for McDonald’s...
Value-priced dinners are prepared fresh daily
BROOMALL, Pa. -- Swiss Farms, the Broomall, Pa.-based drive-thru convenience retailer, has rolled out a new line of family-sized dinners that will rotate weekly. Customers can choose from among 10 main courses, selecting one entree for $7.99, or one of four side dishes for $4.99. Additionally,...
Technomic c-store data reveals growth opportunity in the morning for the menu item
IRVING, Texas -- Participating 7-Eleven convenience stores now have hot, ready-to-eat breakfast pizza available in whole portions or by the slice. The new breakfast pizza features a peppered cream gravy base topped with smoked bacon, breakfast sausage, hickory-smoked ham, scrambled eggs and cheddar...
Customer study uncovers morning preferences
Research provides a long-range look at how customer behavior will likely change
Technomic data shows how convenience stores stack up to restaurants when it comes to tech amenities